Printing tool Download PDF

Jerry Wiatt

Jerry Wiatt - Founder of a Surplus Inventory Wholesale Company

About Jerry Wiatt

Entrepreneur Jerry Wiatt draws on extensive experience in wholesaling as the founder of Olympia, Washington-based Treasure Hunt Group. As head of the company, he acquires inventory from suppliers of surplus and outdated goods and arranges sales to distributors and retailers. Since establishing Treasure Hunt Group in 2011, Jerry Wiatt has overseen five straight years of sales growth.

Prior to forming Treasure Hunt Group, Jerry Wiatt performed the wholesale purchase and sale of surplus inventories as a managing partner of Elite Sales & Marketing LLC. He has also worked as a vice president of sales for Creative Collections Company, Inc., where he guided a sales team in the development of strategies to market and sell merchandise to leading retailers nationwide. Early in his career, he worked as a sales associate for J&L Company and for three consecutive years he executed $1 million in wholesale transactions with independent retailers.

Complementing a BA from Western Washington University and an MBA from California Coast University, Mr. Wiatt possesses Microsoft Office specialist and information technology certificates from Grays Harbor College. He maintains membership in several professional organizations, including the Reverse Logistics Association, the National Minority Business Association, and the Global Market Development Center.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Jerry Wiatt belongs to Capital Christian and participates in the church’s efforts to aid individuals from underprivileged communities. He also maintains PADI certification as an advanced scuba diver, and has enjoyed diving in locations ranging from the Great Barrier Reef to freshwater caves in Mexico.

Work experience

Feb 2011Present


Treasure Hunt Group
Jan 2002Dec 2010

Managing Partner

Elites Sales & Marketing LLC
Jun 1992Aug 1997

Sales Associate

J&L Company


Jul 2006Jul 2008


California Coast University
Sep 1992Aug 1997


Western Washington University